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Apr 21, 2013 10:00am EDT
before the u.n. officially it is to come a race began to get the attention of the world diplomats and when the price of becoming the capital of the world. it was a race that said it boosters trying to get attention for their hometown and a hometown and abrasive newspaper reporters who are covering the story, but in many cases often created the story so as to boost the campaigns for bringing the united nations to their own localities. the race went to san francisco, where the u.n. charter was drafted, went to london, where the u.n. met for the first time. it went to mackinac island where the nation's governors that there can't grants-in-aid and 45. he went to new york on which became the base of operations for the phrase searching teams who would determine the outcome. especially in the northeast and including philadelphia. also the sisters are pregnant or a race to win a price that no one had announced, the world's diplomats were on their own parallel track, a more deliberative chorus of determining whether the balance of power would lie in europe or in the united states were trying t
Apr 1, 2013 7:00pm PDT
report. ofat the u.n., hundreds staff have been working on secret contingency plans. it is a project code-named syria, the day after. after more than two years of bloodshed, they are preparing for this decisive event, including a possible fall of bashar al assad, but, of course, no one knows what will happen or when. the u.n. secretary-general ban ki-moon has put the former deputy of sweden in charge. in his first interview on this sensitive subject, he told me the u.n. was considering a range of options. it >> about five, six months ago, it was mostly to what degree we could help restore institutions, help out with institution building, help with the reconciliation process with the development program, but i must admit, now the focus is more of a concern of what state of affairs we will have to deal with at the end of this conflict. >> after the occupation of iraq and the invasion of afghanistan, there is little appetite in the u.s. or nato to take a key role in stabilizing syria. the u.n. looked like the only option. >> i know we are pretty much the only show in town, with non- gov
Apr 27, 2013 2:00am PDT
u.n. and international forums to have legitimacy for whatever the u.s. does. the bottom line for the u.s. continues to be trying to get the russians onboard in a negotiated settlement which will require most solid evidence that bashar al assad has crossed not just obama's red line but vladimir putin's as well. that's where they are this afternoon. >> here's the president's spokesman today. let's listen to this. >> knowing that potentially chemical weapons have been used inside of syria doesn't tell us when they were used, how they were used. obtaining confirmation and strong evidence. all of those things we have to make sure we work on with the international community. i've been very clear publicly, but also privately, that for the syrian government to utilize chemical weapons on its people crosses a line that will change my calculous and how the united states approaches these issues. so, you know, this is not an on or off switch. this is an ongoing challenge that all of us have to be concerned about. >> david, if the government of syria, if the assad regime were using chemical w
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Apr 24, 2013 8:00am PDT
what is worst the u.n. is letting him get away with saying this. more on this outrage straight ahead. [ kate ] many women may not be absorbing the calcium they take as well as they could because they don't take it with food. switch to citracal maximum plus d. it's the only calcium supplement that can be taken with or without food. my doctor recommends citracal maximum. it's all about absorption. of the in the post-colonial world. we have a journalist and residence at foundation for defense of democracies covered the u.n. for years better than anybody else. this name might be new to some of our viewers. what do we need to know? about richard faulk? >> richard faulk is form professor of international law at princeton university. he made it his business to use his u.n. platform as a way to savage israel principally. he is now attacking the united states to pursue an agenda the very opposite of promoting peace or human rights. actually it is an agenda that supports terrorists. that is the what it is about. jenna: so he is on the human rights council. he has a special position, we should
Apr 25, 2013 5:00pm PDT
line has been crossed. >>> u.n. peacekeeping troops are to join the french army in mali, west africa. they've united to support the state against rebels. they passed a resolution contempt being human rights violations. insurgents still control mountainous areas in is south providing a challenge for the new u.n. force. >>> soldiers assembled in front of the palace. his late father lies inside the building. he beefed up the army considerably during his reign. >> translator: we hearby celebrate the 81st anniversary of the >> officers of dialogue from foreign powers were a sham. he vowed to retaliate against any foreign attacks. military congressmaners a comma show their strength. north koreans will observe another anniversary this summer, 60 years since stopped fighting in the war. >>> now, senior u.s. and chinese officials have put their heads together over north korea. they agreed they need to find peaceful solutions to the nuclear standoff. u.s. deputy secretary of state william burns met on thursday with the chinese state counselor in beijing. burns also met the vice president. >> t
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Apr 24, 2013 2:00pm PDT
from all of this and the n 4 all of that cost money. up next, a u.n. official is blaming america for the terror attack. you heard that right. greg has some thoughts and special programming note for tomorrow. set your dvrs now. dana has a one-on-one with former boss george w. bush. he is opening his presidential library in texas. dana will be down in dallas. you will see her interview tomorrow right here on the five. stay with us. @ >> greg: it's the golden rule of terrorists. don't bomb your wand. that's why you will never see a ied in colombia autos cars. the boston bombings on american domination. richard falk. ie scum bucket in a foreclosure policy rag claimed the bombings are justifiable retribution for our geopolitical fantasy of global domination. i am thinking he learned that phrase at one of our finer colleges. he is not the only un jackal. fox and the human rights council the heinous clown car that sits in judgment of the freest country ever. which is why asking how a 9/11 truther like falk still works there is like asking why maggots eat corpses they both feed off the
Apr 14, 2013 11:00pm EDT
very happy to return to pakistan after my studies and while looking for jobs i finally landed the u.n. job that was close to my heart and about what i wanted to do about women's issues and i became the head of the gender unit and i developed the gender units for them. this is with the united nations development program in pakistan so that was the beginning of my process and as i developed the program and went about i myself experience a lot of sexual harassment in the office and that was there a difficult to handle because i feel you can handle it better on the streets it is difficult to handle when you know, the person and face them every day and when you know, that person has a lot of control over what you're doing. you need his professional help and that became difficult but i was not sure how to handle that because i did now want to resign. that is a simple way out. and i was so focused on pakistan and then as i develop to the program i couple of things happened. with a crystal clear focus it was more on development but the gender focus came through this program and the other thin
Apr 7, 2013 7:00pm EDT
to discuss his book women at the u.n. in which he argues that some organizations are worth supporting, while others are not. >> living with the u.n. this part of the book, can anderson is the author. professor anderson, what parts of the u.n. work? >> this is going to sound a little here radical, probably the best part of the u.n. in terms of its workings is the security council. and that has got us -- got to seem a little bit strange. it has to seem a little bit strange for two distinct reasons. one is, all of us, watching the news these state -- these days and see things like syria unfolding and the security council, the inability of it to come together in order to resolve these kinds of major humanitarian disasters that involve a vicious dictator slaughtering people. and from the look of that, you think of this has to be the worst part rather than the best part. but the reality as the security council is operating to a fair extend as its framers intended. meaning that they had a pretty good idea when they created this in 1945, they knew what they were trying to fix. what
Apr 14, 2013 10:00pm EDT
all the united nations. but a race began. even before the u.n. officially existed, a race began to try to get the attention of the world's diplomats and to win the prize of becoming the capital of the world. it was a race of civic boosters trying to get attention for their hometowns, and it was a race of newspaper reporters who were covering the story, but in many cases often creating the story. so as to boost the campaigns for bringing the united nations to their own localities. the race went to san francisco where the u.n. charter was drafted. it went to london where the u.n. met for the first time. it went to mack gnaw island where the nation's governors had their conference in 1945. it went to new york which became the base of operations for the site-searching teams who would determine the outcome. it went to potential sites, um, especially in the northeast and including philadelphia. and while civic boosters were running their own race to win a prize that no one had announced, the world's diplomats were on their own parallel track, a more deliberative course of determining whe
Apr 11, 2013 5:30am PDT
program, why the u.s. and other countries boycotted a u.n. meeting on international justice. they mad? they are running the equivalent of six marathons in six days. hello again. top stories here on out jazeera. st continuing in bangladesh as he stood in party calls for a nationwide strike. south korea says it wants a dialogue with the number 0 with the reopening of the industrial north on a reopening of the industrial area. the new report by human rights watch says the syrian government is deliberately targeting civilians with airstrikes. they have documented almost 60 attacks. is with human rights watch. she says these areas are not under the conflict area. >> these areas are not areas where there is actual fighting. they are kilometers away from the front lines. people are coming back. a lot of women and children are in the streets. comes alive turns into mayhem. they might be targeting military fighters, but they have clearly missed. they are using huge bombs that they cannot targets precisely. in all of the cases we documented, and there are either no military targets in the 70 or
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Apr 15, 2013 6:55pm PDT
to the u.n. for going after what we hold more precious than our children, our guns. >> the united nations general assembly has overwhelmingly passed its first treaty regulating the multibillion international arms trade. the u.s. voted in favor. >> stephen: i cannot believe the u.s. voted for this thing. thankfully some have opposed this measure namely, north korea, iran and syria and they've been joined by one brave voice. >> the national rifle association has lobbied against the treaty. >> stephen: that's right the nra has officially joined what i call the axis of freedom. [ laughter ] of course -- [cheers and applause] of course, the u.n. is trying to convince us that gun control will make us safer. according to u.n. secretary general ban key moon the treaty will help to keep terrorists and criminals and their like from acquiring deadly arms. you might think, stephen, sounds look a good idea because i don't want evil people to have guns. well, greg -- to make it easy i've named you all greg. [ laughter ] if you wanted to take guns away from all evil people, i suppose would you s
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Apr 26, 2013 10:00pm PDT
we still paying him? yes, we're paying the salary of the u.n. official, the one who blamed the united states for the boston bombing. can't we fire him? >>> plus, president obama promises health care law would not cost you more. well, the plan has changed, big time. news tonight some may be paying 25% more on premiums. >>> but first, cleared for takeoff. >> i think we all agree the faa and the administration has handled this sequester poorly. >> the house has passed a measure that will end those faa air traffic controller furloughs, and the president has said he will sign it. >> we're here today because this administration has decided to put politics over passengers. >> no members of congress should be surprised at the havoc brought by the sequester. >> mr. president, i urge you, tell your administration, tell them to grow up. >> if you're going to implement the sequester, let the agencies have the flexibility to do the less harm and pain to the american public. >> these delays are a problem for many americans. and that's a real negative consequence. >> the flight delays are jus
Apr 26, 2013 10:00am PDT
russians are blocking a ground investigation by the u.n., by not supporting us in going in on the ground. >> i don't think it's just the russians, i think it's appropriate cautionings, having worked on the commission that investigated the intelligence failure on wmd in iraq, i'm extremely sim thympathetic to t idea that intelligence is often imperfect. it's easier to know if weapons were used than to know if it is to know if weapons are hidden. in that sense we probably have a better sense. there is obviously pressure building. british, french, israelis, all intelligence services with whom we work very, very closely. and i think what we're going to see is more intelligence digging into whether or not an order was given. who was in the command of those weapons and once we have a better sense of that, i think the administration is really facing a tough choice. >> the tough choice is involving what? >> i think there's a couple of different things they could do. you have to worry about additional weapons being used. in that sense you can go after trying to secure the weapons themselves. ther
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Apr 24, 2013 10:00am PDT
of the u.n. human rights council suggests that the members, he is not a member. he is sort of a spokesman for it suggests that the bombings were a price the united states paid for trying to dominate the world. trace gallagher live in los angeles. he a advises the u.n. human rights counsel. i'm not saying he is the head. he advises them. princeton, uc, santa barbara, advisor to the u.n. and basically said, you know, poor little martin richard, the 8-year-old victim he was just a canary, the one you send in a coal mine to let you know other deaths are coming based on your behavior. >> keep in mind that is he a very known 9/11 conspiracy theirist. semantic views one time addressing the conflict. compared israel to nazi, germany. he said boston had it coming. becausetonians happen to be as you say the quote can a canaries that resisters decided to have die. going on to write and i'm quoting here the american global project is bound to create all kinds of resistance in the post colonial world. in some respects the united states has been fortunate not to experience worse blow-backs. s
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Apr 26, 2013 7:00pm PDT
still paying him? we are paying the salary of the u.n. official oh blamed the united states for the the boston bombing. can't we fire him? president obama promised healthcare law would not cost you more. the plan changed big time. news tonight some might be paying 25% on premiums. all that ahead. first, cleared for takeoff. >> i think we all agree the f.a.a. and administration has handled this sequester poorly. >> the house has passed a measure that will end the f.a.a. air traffic controller furloughs. and the president has said he will sign it. >> we are here today because this administration has decided to put politics over passengers. >> no members of congress should be surprised at the havoc brought by the sequester. after all, they caused it. >> mr. president, i urge you, tell the administration to glow up. >> if you are going to implement the is sequester are let the agencies have the flexibility to do the less harm to the american public. >> the delays a problem for not just business travelers and members of congress but for every american. >> flight delays just the tip of th
Apr 4, 2013 5:00pm EDT
city or two u.n. security council resolutions, fully cooperate with iaea inspect various and nuclear site. if a deal cannot be reached or arranged expect more sanctions and covert action. it remains an option to deter iran from building nuclear weapons. indeed, the task force concluded, and i quote, the obama had in frustration must assure the threat remains credible as it may be the only course that deters a rant from to build nuclear weapons. even as we try to solve the nuclear question, we must do what they can to alleviate the impact on iranians. we remain opec and treasury designate one third country iranian banks that could combat transactions solely on trade and food medicine and facilitate other humanitarian goals. in october last year, treasury to permit such a trade, but there's no financing mechanism to occur. this would not only build in the long-term goodwill of the ukrainian people, but make it hard for the reigning government to blame the united states for the pain of their own inability along with sanctions for cosby such steps would make it easier for allies to conti
Apr 26, 2013 2:00pm PDT
also to be sure that he can take it to the u.n. and international forums to have legitimacy for whatever the u.s. does. the bottom line for the u.s. continues to be trying to get the russians onboard in a negotiated settlement which will require most solid evidence that bashar al assad has crossed not just obama's red line but vladimir putin's as well. >> here's the president's spokesman today. let's listen to this. >> knowing that potentially chemical weapons have been used inside of syria doesn't tell us when they were used, how they were used. obtaining confirmation and strong evidence. all of those things we have to make sure we work on with the international community. i've been very clear publicly, but also privately, that for the syrian government to utilize chemical weapons on its people crosses a line that will change my calculous and how the united states approaches these issues. so, you know, this is not an on or off switch. this is an ongoing challenge that all of us have to be concerned about. >> david, if the government of syria, if the assad regime were using chem
Apr 26, 2013 1:00am PDT
syria. the line from the white house is let the u.n. inspectors in to determine the truth. sound familiar to you? at home a senator john mccain reacted to this news, it's on tremendous him this is already a slam-dunk case, wmd's were used, let's arm the rebels and start shooting down syrian planes. he shade the in tell is good enough for him already. i assure you we are not reenacting a script for old times sake to celebrate the opening of the george w. bush presidential library today. this is new news breaking today. joining us now is a senior fellow for non proliferation studies and chair of nuclear and biological and chemical weapons of the economic forum. when newsbreaks like this today, the person you want to ask about it is the person who wrote "germ gambits," iraq and beyond. that would be dr. smithson. thank you for being here. >> a pleasure. >> i am no expert in this field and you are. would you tell me if i screwed up anything materially in that explanation about serin? >> no catastrophic mistakes. i can pick a few nits but let's not. >> thank you. deploying and using a
Apr 26, 2013 3:00pm PDT
require on-the-ground inspection. the u.n. was asked about a month ago to send some inspectors. syria has refused. there are discussions about the terms for those inspections to go in. i think the inspectors are sitting right now in cypress. i think the top priority is to get more evidence, send in an inspection team, work out the modality so we can find out what really has taken place here. that's the top requirement. >> brown: let me just stay with you to pick up on the idea that ms. schake brought up about the president raising the bar at this point. what do-- how do you see the president's response so far? >> well, the bar has to be raised to the point where it's convincing. the evidence has to be bulletproof because in order to deal with this, if it is, indeed, a serious use of chemical weapons will by the regime, there has to be international action. we have to take it to the dismusmed we have to convince not just u.k., and france other ands about the of but all of the members of the city council of security council, most especially russia, that there has been indeed this kind o
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Apr 24, 2013 10:00pm PDT
bomber can not flip your switch a u.n. official ladies and gentlemen official blaming the united states. john bolton joins me, sir. >> good evening. >> greta: now, we know who did the bombing it was the united states. >> this is business as usual for the united nations. this expert has been used on any number of u.n. projects and the views he expresses are not just his own. they are are the views of a lot of the people who cluster around the u.n. human rights sill. thecouncil. antiamerican and antiisrael and very much take the side objectively speaking of terrorists around the world. this is nothing new from this guy, this dished international law professor. it is par for the course. >> he refers to the effort to find the two as a some what hysteric boston dragnet. i would probably describe it as an effective dragnet that resulted in the capture of two suspects caught on tape. i wouldn't call it a hysteric boston dragnet. >> of course, not. this guy was a professor at princeton for many years. exactly typical of the professorate at elite universities. are the kind our president had at h
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Apr 30, 2013 1:00am EDT
all of you are outraged by the u.n. official who is blaming the united states for the marathon bombings. do you want this man fired? if you do, is there something you can do? ambassador john bolton is here to tell you. that's next. also, check out this. senator minority leader mitch mccan -- mitch mcconnell is taking a page from clint eastwood's script: [ male announcer ] could've had a v8. 100% vegetable juice, with three of your daily vegetable servings in every little bottle. with three of your daily vegetable servings hoo-hoo...hoo-hoo. hoo-hoo hoo. sir... i'll get it together i promise... heeheehee. jimmy: ronny, how happy are folks who save hundreds of dollars switching to geico? ronny:i'd say happier than the pillsbury doughboy on his way to a baking convention. get happy. get geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more. a brand new start. your chance to rise and shine. with centurylink as your trusted technology partner, you can do just that. with our visionary cloud infrastructure, global broadband network and custom communications solutions, your bus
Apr 7, 2013 5:30am PDT
. the war the united states once called genocide has fallen to the ranks of forgot conflict. the u.n. is struggling to find funds to protect and feed them. basic health care and education may be scaled back, security withdrawn, and there cowrie's cut in half, even as malnutrition is reappearing in the camps. -- >> it is a serious situation. these are emergencies. we still have people in difficult situations. we have no right to leave them alone. withhave to be treated dignity. >> the challenge is multiplying. was 12 when she fled the fighting in 2003. now she is a mother with a new baby. today, nearly half of refugees were born in exile or remembered nothing of their homeland. refugees are worried new generations will not know where they came from. they blame for pushing them out. >> we have to give the background. if they did not know anything about darfur, an entire generation has lost its identity and nation. >> the refugees do not want to forget and they do not want to be forgotten. al jazeera, refugee camp, chad. r is that the donor conference. can you tell us what is being said
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Apr 26, 2013 8:00am PDT
presidency, his foreign policy and economic policy around the assertion that he is the u.n. bush. now in the grimmist way possible he is bush. another american president who has come to grips with the aftermath of a mortal attack of islamic terror on u.s. soil televised to the whole world. the editor of the "wall street journal" daniel hennin skwrer joins us now. the debate rages on about policy and how safe we are. what are your observation beings in the last week about how the debate has surfaced? it's fascinating, jenna. my observation in light of the fact that we just had the opening of the bush library this week is nine months into george bush's presidency 9/11 happened. the presidency had just begun. from that point forward bush's presidency basically became the war on terror. one of the thirst things he did was pass the day tree at act, it passed within a couple of days. all of us recall how for years the proceed sreugs of the patriot act especially the wiretapping conditions became a pitched battle between the democrats. the left and the bush cheney domestic spying programs and a
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Apr 29, 2013 12:00pm PDT
chemical weapons if the just -- a big if -- if the u.s. and u.n. were invited in. >> shepard: hearing from top military officials, some of them sound skeptical. >> listen to the exchange on april 17. here's what martin demps ski said. >> you have confidence we could secure it? >> not is a sit here today. simply because they have been moving it and a number of sites is numerous. >> all of the military experts are talking how serious antiaircraft defense systems are more sophisticated than libya housed in. civilian areas and provided by russian, so likely manned by russian troops. so make no mistake you will be killing russians and civilians if you strike those areas. >> talk about' no-fly zone. easy to say it. syria is sophisticated and libya was not. but have to do this as a team. >> very significant the president just spoke to vladimir putin, the president of russia, because those air defense systems in syria are likely manned by russians. >> shepard: let brain in former assistant secretary of state and now a professor of practice at george washington university. has the ask
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Apr 29, 2013 10:00pm EDT
%. that's our assessed contribution for the u.n. regular budget. 22%. we should defund all the activities of the human rights council and then maybe they will pay attention. >> can we do that, can we say no more dough for this? >> i think we can. we are required to pay set contributions or some contributions to the u.n. but you are not required to adhere to any international treaty that's been violated and, lord knows, the u.n. charter has been violated more times than we can count. congress has the ability to suspend payments and historically when we do that, they finally pay attention to us. >> his term is, his six-year term and he started 2008 so he's going to be around for a while? unless somehow the financial pressure and somehow someone -- i assume someone could get rid of him, right? >> it's a gravy train. sometimes people like him show up as par of the u.s. delegation. >> well, he predated the obama administration. >> right. this is not his first job as a u.n. -- >> that's his actual title. rapatouir. i want that job. >> and they move from one job to another. delegation, u.n. empl
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Apr 3, 2013 10:00am PDT
noted, the u.n. continues to put on pressure. and a second destroyer with a guided missile capability will join the u.s.s. john mccain in the region. in the words of the spokesman, they are poised to respond to missile threats against allies and the united states and having shown the flag across the skies of south korea, the f-22 stealth fighters are now heading back to their home base back in japan, a u.s. base there. this, as we're hearing no new utteranc utterances. and the top officials in foreign ministry bet with the u.n. ambassador in beijing and in the words of china, they're hoping that everything will remain calm and that everyone will exercise restraint, back to you. >> megyn: greg, thank you. remember, the north makes no secret who it is targeting. now, that was the images of american soldiers and south koreans being used for target practice by the north. and shooting the targets over and over again, trying to send a message, obviously. this video is just one of the recent examples of the north's propaganda machine at work. we know they love propaganda and rheto
Apr 27, 2013 4:00am PDT
wants -- the president wants to play out, let this all play out, and the u.n. is going to keep doing their investigation, and then they'll go forward. so i think he wants -- he doesn't want another iraq here. he wants to make sure that everything is kosher, so to speak, and then they'll move forward. >> yeah. i want to ask you, also, about an article that i'm looking at written by you, highlighted by me, home grown terrorist attack threats disrupt obama's second term agenda. how so? how is that playing out? >> well, certainly in the last two weeks, it was. it took him off his game. he had to focus on it. he had to address it every day. but i think he's going to continue to move forward on immigration, and other issues, certainly he'll continue to move forward and hear updates on this investigation, and he'll continue to be briefed by his aides every day. >> but you know what, it seems like in a presidency there's always going to be unexpected things coming on. is there a sense of frustration you sense from the white house? >> i don't know if it's frustration. they're frustrated that
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Apr 11, 2013 1:00pm PDT
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Apr 21, 2013 11:00pm PDT
said that they'd be reluctant to do that without a u.n. agreement. i'm not going rule it out. but what i can say is we are seeing the first trenches, if you like, of nonlethal aid that will go out very, very soon. symbolically it's very important because it is the first time it will go direct to the supreme military council. there's been all kinds of humanitarian aid delivered visa vie the u.n. but this is the first time that it's direct from the united states to the supreme military council. >> paraguay's electoral board has declared a millionaire man the new president. his opponent conceded defeat. he lost elections in 2008. >> the two candidates divided the majority of votes cortez eceiving 45.9% compared with 36.8% for alegra. organizers said participation was under 70% of around 3.5 million registered voters. eric farnsworth is the president of the council of americas and the latin american policy. he joins me now from washington, d.c. can you begin by giving us some context for this election? seemingly vital election if paraguay was going to restore his democratic credential
Apr 7, 2013 10:00am EDT
talk about the u.n. arms straight treaty and why --re is such a position vociferous opposition? is almost never likely to get a 2/3 vote of the senate. >> why do you say that? >> the u.n. treaty would require gun licensing to comply with terms of the treaty. we have a government that ran fast and furious. porringer mexicans were murdered by criminals that our government gave guns. this judgment over whether i could have a gun without their provision, this government has bank implicit in murder nothing has been done about this. the attorney general was caught lying under oath. he has been turned over to federal court of prosecution for the house. nothing. >> can i go back to what you said about speaker bayer -- john boehner saying he had no backbone? he had tremendous leverage as the with the -- fellow with the purse to say we will knock this out. we're going to get rid of obamacare. that is the way you can get rid of it, put it on as an amendment to one of the must pass spending measures and is gone. >> do you trust the speaker on gun-control legislation? >> of that and not inspire
Apr 30, 2013 2:30pm PDT
could be. >> it has been demanded that the u.n. investigate what the syrian government says is an alleged attack of chemical weapons that it blames on the rebels, so this is going to get very complicated and murky. >> very complicated and murky. you can depend on that. there are really two problems in terms of the red line with the chemical weapons. one, it is murky. it will be hard to get any factual basis. but if you think the line has been crossed and that the problem is chemical weapons, there is really only two things you can do. you can attack them from the air, which is a problem -- >> which has been ruled out pretty much. >> this is the problem the white house has. they have said a red line, and the remedy of a breaching of the red line is two things that have said they do not want to do, which risks destroying toxic material, or putting boots on the ground, neither of which the president wants to do. >> what are the options then realistically for the u.s.? >> i think the u.s. needs to define what it means by the red line. there was a comment that my friend condoleezza ric
Apr 22, 2013 4:00pm PDT
displaced from their homes are sheltering. so many that the u.n.'s monthly food rations for one family are being split between three. two years ago the u.n. world food program was feeding 100,000 inside syria, now 2.5 million and they are planning on 4 million by the end of the year. millions in this war sometimes fearing both sides. two families, 19 people sleep in this space. >> i worry about the kids. we are all stressed. but we have to be patient. >> what we can't deliver is what they really need, peace. everybody who is living here moved 2-3 times from their homes in the far northeast of this country that come here and all they want to do is go home, kill their land and look after the children and families and lead a normal life. >> attempts of the united nations to find a political solution have not gotten off the starting line because britain, france and the united states can't find enough problem ground with the russians. even if they could make a agreement there is no guarantee it would work. >> the conflict in syria continues. now to burma where dramatic footage emerged showi
Apr 6, 2013 12:30pm PDT
provocation by north korea and counter-provocation by the u.s. and the u.n. march 7th, u.n. security council votes unanimously to sanction pee i don't sanction pyongyang. march 11th, the u.s., and south korea, our longstanding ally, began joint annual war games. march 12th. north korea nullifies korean war's 60-year-old armistice between north and south and threatens to attack. march 20, north korea launches cyber attack on seoul, south korea. march 22. the u.s. and ally south korea announce an agreement to retaliate jointly against any attack. march 26th, north korea puts artillery and market forces on highest alert and cuts its hotline to south korea. march 28th. the u.s. displays its nuclear umbrella in action. two b-2 stealth bombers make a daylight bombing run in south korea. april 2, tuesday of this past week, north korea pledges to restart its nuclear reactor to make more nuclear weapons. april 3. south korea presses washington for an okay to manufacture its own enriched nuclear bomb grade uranium which could potentially result, of course, in a nuclear arms race in asia. >> we
Apr 9, 2013 2:30pm PDT
ahead of the imf meeting in washington. >> 5 the u.n. peacekeepers were killed. >> the rebels backed by sudan are believed to be responsible. south saddam broke away after decades of civil war. -- south sudan broke away. >> uhuura cannot has been sworn in. he praised kenyan of voters for rejecting what he called "the tents -- "attempts to influence the election." is accused of crimes erupting after the 2007 election. >> meeting with benjamin netanyahu to revive middle east peace talks, secretary of state john kerry says he will be working with israeli and palestinian leaders to improve relations. he warned against seeking a rushed resolution saying it's important to first seek trust. >> the german justice minister in china for annual talks on the rule of law, part of the meeting. >> has been barred for leaving the city because it allegations of tax evasion that he has never faced formal charges. >> we have more on a man stuck in a legal limbo. it has been one year since they raided his beijing office and arrested the german shipping agent. they interrogated him in this building for 12 h
Apr 12, 2013 7:00pm PDT
it's long-time ally by sporting a u.n. resolution against pyongyang. president jinping has made a criticism of the reclusive regime. north korea is dependent on china for nearly 70% of its international trade, including its imports of oil and other energy resources. as such, the u.s. believes china yields great influence over the north. >> i think, of all of the scenarios i can imagine, either china's position remains as it is, tolerant although resentful of north korea, or that china will move in a direction that takes it closer to the united states. >> reporter: the biggest challenge facing america's top diplomat is convincing china to use its leverage on north korea while underscoring america's ties with tokyo and seoul, its two major allies in the region. anthony yazaki, nhk world, seoul. >>> a pentagon spy group determined that the stakes may be rising on the korean peninsula. members of the defense intelligence agency concluded that north korea likely has the ability to launch nuclear-armed missiles. a republican representative from colorado revealed the finding during a hea
Apr 6, 2013 9:00pm PDT
. >> k u.n. takas and john lazar good afternoon. good afternoon sir and thank you -- for letting us express ourselves i just want to add the same thing i'm supporting my colleague here i'm a cab driver with yellow and actually a left turn for taxis should be allowed since it is you know we don't need to make people run away from taxis anymore. >> thank you, sir. next speaker please. >> mr. kantakas followed by john lazar and -- >> hi ladies and gentlemen. nice to be here. i have been here 29 years never take a vacation never been to my country. i drive a -- [inaudible] so i saw my friend in 2012 he said to me going to mta you pickup -- i meet them i said to him sir i never put my name on the list i never signed up anything could i apply for the senior permit he said yes you qualify. sure? yes you qualify. if you put your name on the list you qualify. so i said to him sir, i come back september 28 from greece so the first appointment happened 2012 and they said to me when i come back they said to me just a minute -- what happened he took it from me because i'm a retired -- soshe can
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